Today only, Best Buy is offering the Pentax Q 12.4 MP Compact System Camera 1080p for only $249, this camera retails for upwards of $499 and is currently on Amazon for $350.
Features 5x optical/7.2x digital zoom, a 3″ LCD monitor, and a built-in sensor-shift shake- and dust-reduction system to reduce distortion, resulting in crystal-clear images. Video mode lets you shoot in 1080p HD. In black or white.
12.4-megapixel, backlit CMOS image sensor
With primary color filter captures high-resolution images up to 4000 x 3000 pixels.
5x optical/7.2x digital zoom
Through a PENTAX 02 zoom lens to help keep your subjects in perspective. PENTAX Q-mount lens system accommodates specialty Q lenses, including prime, zoom, fisheye and other interchangeable lenses (not included).
3″ color TFT-LCD monitor
With 460K pixels, wide 170° horizontal and vertical viewing angles and Live View capability with 100% field of view for clear images.
Records MP4 (AVC H.264) movies at 1920 x 1080 resolution at 30 fps, 1280 x 720 resolution at 30 fps and 640 x 480 resolution at 30 fps with audio. Micro HDMI port lets you view high-definition footage on an HDTV.
Sensor-shift shake reduction system with built-in DRII dust reduction
Helps keep the camera’s sensor debris-free while minimizing vibration distortion for enhanced image clarity.
Include portrait, landscape, macro, moving object, night scene portrait, sunset, blue sky, night scene, food, pet, kids, forest, surf & snow and more, so you can easily choose preset adjustments for your desired picture type.
Custom image and smart effects modes
Let you add artistic flair to your image captures. Face detection technology focuses on faces within a frame for improved portrait captures.
Burst shooting mode
Captures up to 5 fps for fast-action shots. In-camera HDR capture mode allows combination of up to 3 images of varying exposures into a single shot, making it easy to achieve optimal capture quality.
Preset and manual white balance controls
Including daylight, shade, cloudy, fluorescent (D, N, W, L), tungsten, flash and CTE, help achieve lifelike tones under different lighting conditions.
Built-in P-TTL retractable pop-up flash
With red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction and trailing curtain sync for natural-looking eyes in portraits.
25-point TTL (through-the-lens) contrast-detection autofocus
With center focus option, dedicated LED AF assist lamp and single autofocus with selectable focus/release priority and focus lock for clear pictures.
Multicard slot supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity and SDXC